The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing LINC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.56
LINC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
336 287 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.59% 37.22% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 183 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LINC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the Cheshire region.

LINC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire